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Communication Databases:

Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)
Easy-to-use article database covering the sciences, health, social sciences, and humanities. This database contains a mix of articles from scholarly journals, popular magazines, newspapers, and trade journals.

Access US News (NewsBank)
Database of sources from major United States news sources, including newspapers, news wires, reports, and blogs.

Access World News (NewsBank)
Database of news sources including newspapers, news wires, reports, and blogs. Full-text access may be limited to certain articles.

Communication & Mass Media Complete (EBSCOhost)
A comprehensive database including citation and abstract indexing, full text access to many journals, and author profiles.

Dissertations & Theses: Full Text (ProQuest)
A database of dissertations and theses from around the world, including links to full text for dissertations written since 1997 and some fulltext coverage for older works.

Ethnic NewsWatch
Database of articles from journals, magazines, and newspapers from ethnic and minority presses and publishers.

ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research)
ICPSR is the world's largest collection of digital social science data covering topics from sociology,
political science, economics, demography, education, childcare, health care, crime, minority populations,
aging, terrorism, substance abuse, mental health, public policy, and international relations.
Note: First-time users will be asked to create an ICPSR MyData account; thereafter, you will need
your email address and password to download data. Assistance in locating, accessing and analyzing ICPSR
data is available; contact personnel are listed on the ICPSR Help pages.

LexisNexis Academic
Database of current news, legal documents, and business and company information. Sources include newspapers, case law, legal briefs and reports, law journals, AMJUR, court records, statutes and regulations, and company and industry reports, including Hoover's reports.

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Mintel Global Market Navigator
Provides market data, in charts and graphs, related to market size, market share, market forecasts and segmentation. Provides data on thousands of consumer markets in 47 countries.

Mintel Oxygen Academic
Provides consumer market reports including information on consumer trends and recent market developments. Also provides current news articles on related market activity. First time users need to create an individual user name and password. The database requires that you accept terms by clicking on "I agree" before each session.

SAGE Journals Online
Database of full text journal articles relevant for the humanities, social sciences, sciences, technology, and medicine. Only includes journals published by Sage.

SAGE research methods (SRM) cases
A collection of case studies in social research; cases are original and designed to introduce methodological concepts.  

SAGE research methods (SRMO)
A tool for research methods, including definitions, examples, and applications of various research methods used across health, social and behaviorial sciences.

Wall Street Journal (The)
Wall Street Journal is the industry leader delivering the most crucial news of the day, insightful opinion and fair-minded analysis. News coverage is Regional and International about business, finance, politics, technology and culture from more than 1,800 journalists in 45 countries.
Note: Users must connect to The Wall Street Journal at least once every 90 days to show NAU affiliation.

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Wiley Online Library
Provides fulltext access to the Wiley-Blackwell collection of electronic journals across all subject areas, with extensive coverage in science, technology, and engineering.

World News (Newsbank)
Database of news sources including newspapers, news wires, reports, and blogs.

Worldwide Political Science Abstracts (Proquest)
An index of citations to scholarly journal articles, books, and reference materials covering political science and related fields such as comparative politics, international relations, law, and public administration.